Guide to the Records of B'nai B'rith, Lynn, Massachusetts, undated, 1946-1962

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Xingyan (Jessie) Xu as MS Word document, July 2013. Finding aid was encoded by Christine McEvilly on May 21, 2014. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: B'nai B'rith (Lynn, MA)
Title: B'nai B'rith, Lynn, Massachusetts Records
Dates:undated, 1946-1962
Abstract: Although there is little information available about the Lynn, Massachusetts chapter of B'nai B'rith, internationally the organization is known for ensuring the continuity of the State of Israel and the Jewish people through education, advocacy and social services. This collection contains newsletters from the Lynn, Massachusetts chapter.
Languages: The collection is in English.
Quantity: .5 linear feet (1 Manuscript Box)
Identification: I-554
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
Location: Located in AJHS Boston, MA
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Historical Note

There is no information available about the B'nai B'rith chapter of Lynn, Massachusetts. Internationally, B'nai B'rith is the oldest Jewish service organization in the world. Founded by Henry Jones and twelve German-Jewish immigrants in 1843, “B'nai B'rith” means “Sons of the Covenant” in Hebrew. Their mission is to combat anti-Semitism and ensure the continuity of the Jewish people and the State of Israel through education, advocacy, and social services.1

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains newsletters published from 1946 to 1962.

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The collection is arranged into a single series as follows:

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Collections and Engagement of the American Jewish Historical Society, except items that are restricted due to their fragility.

Use Restrictions

Information concerning the literary rights may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society. Users must apply in writing for permission to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection. For more information contact:
American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); B'nai B'rith, Lynn, Massachusetts Records; I-554; box number; folder number; Jewish Heritage Center at NEHGS.

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Acquisition Information

Donated by the Jewish Heritage Center of the North Shore in 2013.

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Access Points

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

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Series I: B'nai B'rith, Lynn, Mass, undated, 1946-1962

Box 1, Folders 1-17.

Arranged chronologically by date of publication.

Scope and Content:

See Collection Scope and Content Note.

11-13B'nai B'rith Times-Spotlight1946-1958request_box
114-17B'nai B'rith Times1959-1962request_box
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